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Series 9

Episode 30: North East Judging

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Top chefs compete to cook at a banquet marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The two remaining north east chefs cook their dishes again for the panel of judges. Show more

The Living Planet

Episode 5: Seas of Grass

Duration: 54 minutes

on BBC Two HD

David Attenborough explores the grasslands of the Americas, Eurasia and Africa, and encounters the rare maned wolf, a giant anteater, bison, prairie chickens and more. Show more

Coast

Series 4 Reversions

Episode 23: Anglesey

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Nicholas Crane seeks out the story of a tiny harbour which played a big part in making a mountain of money at Parys Mountain, and Amlwch Port which served it.

Fred Dibnah's Industrial Age

Episode 2: Mills and Factories

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Available for 5 months

Documentary series celebrating Britain's rich industrial heritage, presented by Fred Dibnah. Tracing the development of Britain's textile industry. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fred Dibnah
Executive Producer:
Mike Greenwood
Executive Producer:
Paddy McCreanor

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 12: Yatton to Weston Super Mare

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Michael samples Cheddar strawberries, explores Cheddar Gorge and the famous caves, and visits one of the country's oldest piers at Weston-super-Mare. Show more

Talking Pictures

Laurence Olivier

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Sylvia Syms looks back on the life of Laurence Olivier, perhaps Britain's greatest actor, using rare material from the BBC archives to tell the story of his distinguished career. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Oscar-winning adaptation of Emily Bronte's story of the tragic love affair between the enigmatic Heathcliff and the headstrong daughter of his adoptive family. Show more

Contributors

Heathcliff:
Laurence Olivier
Cathy Earnshaw:
Merle Oberon
Edgar Linton:
David Niven
Ellen Dean:
Flora Robson
Dr Kenneth:
Donald Crisp
Isabella Linton:
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Hindley Earnshaw:
Hugh Williams
Lockwood:
Miles Mander
Judge Linton:
Cecil Kellaway
Writer:
Ben Hecht
Director:
William Wyler

Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Adaptation of Jane Austen's novel about the five husband-hunting Bennet sisters and the impact of Mr Darcy on the spirited Elizabeth. Show more

Contributors

Elizabeth Bennet:
Greer Garson
Mrs Bennet:
Mary Boland
Mr Bennet:
Edmund Gwenn
Jane Bennet:
Maureen O'Sullivan
Lydia Bennet:
Ann Rutherford
Kitty Bennet:
Heather Angel
Mary Bennet:
Marsha Hunt
Mr Bingley:
Bruce Lester
Miss Caroline Bingley:
Frieda Inescourt
Lady Catherine de Bourgh:
Edna May Oliver

Genres

Formats

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two HD

Will Gompertz celebrates Museums at Night, a three-day festival of museums and galleries from St Ives to Orkney that throw open their doors till late to showcase their collections. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Will Gompertz
Participant:
Bettany Hughes
Participant:
Jude Kelly
Participant:
Amit Sood
Participant:
Mat Fraser
Participant:
Rankin
Director:
Mary Downes
Series Editor:
Janet Lee

QI XL

Series K

Episode 4: Knits & Knots

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Quiz show. Stephen Fry looks into knits, knots and other things starting with K, with Sue Perkins, Ross Noble, David Mitchell and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Alan Davies
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd
Participant:
Sue Perkins
Participant:
Ross Noble
Participant:
David Mitchell

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

on BBC Two HD

Dark thriller. Two young private investigators (Casey Affleck and Michelle Monaghan) trawl through Boston's seamy underworld in an effort to find a missing four-year-old girl. Show more

Contributors

Patrick Kenzie:
Casey Affleck
Angie Gennaro:
Michelle Monaghan
Jack Doyle:
Morgan Freeman
Remy Bressant:
Ed Harris
Nick Poole:
John Ashton
Helene McCready:
Amy Ryan
Bea McCready:
Amy Madigan
Lionel McCready:
Titus Welliver
Director:
Ben Affleck
Leon Trett:
Mark Margolis
Dottie:
Jill Quigg
Producer:
Sean Bailey
Producer:
Alan Ladd Jr
Producer:
Dan Rissner
Director of photography:
John Toll

Mesrine

Episode 1: Killer Instinct

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Two HD

French thriller based on the true story of gangster Jacques Mesrine (Vincent Cassel), who gained notoriety in the 60s and 70s for his criminal behaviour. Show more

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Series

Mesrine

BBC Two HD

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